Top Ten Worst Ways to Get Followers on TheTopTens

We all want followers, we really do.Sometimes, though, we`ll use stupid ways and techniques to gain loyal and trustworthy fans.We`ll have a look at them today.

The Top Ten

1 The "Follow Me I'll Follow You Tactic"

This tactic annoys me, stat padders use it all the time, which is annoying because they're really doing nothing to earn those followers - of course excluding outlaws. MSS used this and now he is the fifth most followed user on the site, even though half those followers are accounts that lasted a week. Now with the option to quick view accounts it has become an even easier process. - DapperPickle

I actually do follow back anyone who follows me but this tactic's kinda dumb anyways - Neonco31

2 Constantly Messaging Users Your Content

Jack2244 and Riverstone and two recent offenders, and even though 1 of those two is a decent user, it still isn't an effective way to get followers or get more views on lists and posts (the more I think about his item the more I realise that it's more for views than actual followers) - DapperPickle

They think it's networking, or making people aware of their existence. It's actually just confirmation that you should change your settings to only accept PMs from people you follow. - BlarchBlaces

There's a special place in Toptens Hell for you people - TwilightKitsune

3 Trolling

If you're a good, funny troll this is effective - but you're not really gaining real fans, are you? You're just going to be labeled as a funny troll and not much else. - DapperPickle

Whether or not the trolling annoys people or not, it's still low quality content at the end of the day. - IronSabbathPriest

Trolling Is VERY Stupid - JPK

4 Starting Controversies

Going against users will make you lose respect - but in some ways it can earn you some sweet follower points.I obviously wouldn't recommend this since it is almost never effective. - DapperPickle

5 Spamming Uninspiring Lists

Be sure to copy/paste from wikipedia into your comment so it'll look professional and get a nice HQ rating. - DapperPickle

6 Flooding the Band Page

You may not know this, Admin, but the BAND is probably the biggest place for Toptenners other than TTT itself, there are a handful of users still posting and usually a new user will become popular if they join the BAND and contribute...but as long as they don't spam stupid articles. - DapperPickle

What is the "BAND" anyways? - SpectralOwl

7 Commenting on Everything
8 Joining the Bandwagon

Trust me, it doesn't give you any points at all, as everybody else is doing the same thing. - DapperPickle

Oh, Puga and Therandom hate admin! I must too to get them to like me! - IronSabbathPriest

9 Be Extremely Nice
10 Remixing Lists and Nothing Else

Who even looks at remixes unless it's a toptenner related list? - DapperPickle

The Contenders

11 Bullying them into it
12 Being Desperate for Attention

This involves 7,2 and 1 but at the same time. It’s really annoying - Gametheorysucks

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